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Recent Advances in Monte Carlo Methods

Registration closed 21/09/2015.


Ines Campo
+39 0461 314721
Monday, 5 October, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, 9 October, 2015 - 12:00
ECT* Conference room

An important challenge in understanding properties of strongly correlated quantum systems, is our inability to compute physical quantities even with the knowledge of the microscopic forces. This inability hinders a complete understanding of the system and makes it difficult to uncover new physics. The difficulty stems from the exponentially large number of computations in the system size, that are required to compute a quantity from first principles. Unfortunately, the quantum nature of the problem does not easily yield to a classical description, which may be amenable to Monte Carlo methods. Over the past decade, a new class of quantum Monte Carlo methods have emerged based on diagrammatic techniques, that were developed originally for perturbative calculations. Many calculations that seemed
impossible earlier have been accomplished with the new approach. The goal of the proposed workshop is to explore the full potential of these new diagrammatic Monte Carlo methods. In particular we plan to explore applications to finite density lattice field theories, nuclear effectice field theories, and strongly coupled fermion systems.

Registration period: 
03 Aug 2015 to 20 Sep 2015


Shailesh Chandrasekharan Department of Physics - Duke University
Christof Gattringer University of Graz
Ribhu Kaul Department of Physics - University of Kentucky
Dean Lee Department of Physics - North Carolina State University


Last nameFirst nameInstitutionCountry of Institution
AssaadFakherUniversität WürzburgGermany
BruckmannFalkRegensburg UniversityGermany
BuividovichPavelRegensburg UniversityGermany
ChandrasekharanShaileshDuke UniversityUSA
DamleKedarTata Institute of Fundamental ResearchIndia
de ForcrandPhilippeETH ZurichSwitzerland
ELHATISARISerdarHISKP - Universität BonnGermany
EvertzHans GerdTechnical University GrazAustria
GattringerChristofUniversity of GrazAustria
GazitSnirUniversity of California Berkeley United States
GiulianiMarioUniversity of GrazAustria
GreenDermotQueen's University BelfastUnited Kingdom
HuffmanEmilieDuke UniversityUSA
KaulRibhuUniversity of KentuckyUnites States
LangThomasInstitute for Theoretical Physics, University of InnsbruckAustria
LeeDeanNorth Carolina State UniversityUSA
MesterhazyDavidUniversity of BernSwitzerland
PhilipsenOweGoethe University FrankfurtGermany
PolletLodeLMU MunichGermany
RindlisbacherTobiasETH ZürichSwitzerland
SandvikAndersBoston UniversityUSA
SulejmanpasicTinNorth Carolina State UniversityUSA
SvistunovBorisUniversity of MassachusettsUSA
UngerWolfgangUni BielefeldGermany
WangLeiETH ZurichSwitzerland
WesselStefanRWTH Aachen UniversityGermany
WieseUwe-JensBern UniversitySwitzerland
WolffUlliHumboldt UniversityGermany
ZaletelMichaelStation Q, Microsoft ResearchUSA